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I'm not sure how I'd feel about that.

It would spell the end of Hardy in BAL, most likely.

I agree but do you really wanna pay Hardy 3 years 40m?

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Yep, he was the 3rd best prospect in the Mariners organization heading into last season. I wonder if this means the FO is considering Schoop at 3B, Manny at SS, and Franklin at 2B for 2015?

Looking that way if we get him.

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Or just DD covering his bases....

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True. I guess what I was saying is that if they were to acquire him, that seems to be the more likely direction. You're right, though, part of the math that DD has to do in working out the Hardy extension is evaluating what alternative options would cost/likely produce. Good point!

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